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25 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has published the 3rd Edition of the Quarry Code of Practice. This replaces the 2nd Edition published in 1999, which the EPA has reviewed to reflect changes since that time.
25 May 2017
The EPA responded to media inquiries about Tassal's previous waste capture technology trial in Macquarie Harbour.
23 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has responded to media inquiries today regarding Macquarie Harbour marine farming regulation, the IMAS progress report and matters raised in the media by Huon Aquaculture.
19 May 2017
The EPA Director has provided the following lines in response to media inquiries today regarding the ASC Draft Re-Assessment Report on Tassal's operations in Macquarie Harbour.
19 May 2017
Expressions of interest are being sought from suitably qualified persons for appointment to the Board of Tasmania's Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
15 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has reported the results of water testing in Rosebery, showing no evidence to support the complaint alleging that leakage from the tailings dam is impacting town drinking water.
10 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has concluded its assessment of a proposed quarry by Tasmanian Irrigation at White Hills within Launceston City Council's municipality
05 May 2017
The EPA Director has advised the three salmon companies operating in Macquarie Harbour of his intention to further reduce the fish biomass in the Harbour to 12,000 tonnes for the next year.
03 May 2017

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has responded to a complaint about the alleged leakage from a Rosebery tailings dam into the Stitt River, impacting town drinking water supply.
03 May 2017
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has received a draft proposal from Tassal regarding a trial to vacuum solid fish waste from the sea floor under its Franklin lease in Macquarie Harbour and decided that it should not proceed at this point.